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Sapporo criteria is used for (PNQ)



A Anti phospholipid syndrome

B Anklyosing spondylitis

C Wegener traumatosis

D Beh|et syndrome

Ans. A Anti phospholipid syndrome

The Sapporo criteria is used to diagnose the antiphospholipid syndrome (also known as Hughes syndrome).

Criteria

The diagnosis of APS is made in case of a clinical event (vascular thrombosis or pregnancy event) and repeated positive tests of aPL performed 12 weeks apart (repeat aPL testing is necessary due to the naturally occurring presence of transient low levels of aPL following infections).

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